Environment

China says it must 'counterattack' for US tariff hike

Jul 6, 2018

China says it must "counterattack" for a U.S. tariff hike on billions of dollars of Chinese goods in a spiraling trade dispute but gave no immediate details of possible retaliation

China push to end reliance on US tech at trade fight's core

Jul 5, 2018

China push to end reliance on US tech at core of festering trade fight

Malaysia expands Cabinet, appoints youngest-ever minister

Jul 2, 2018

Another 13 Malaysian lawmakers have been appointed to Malaysia's cabinet, including a 25-year-old touted as the country's youngest minister, and a science minister who will focus on green technology and climate change

Thailand preparing total ban on import of electronic waste

Jun 21, 2018

Thai authorities say they may use special powers given to the military government to impose a total ban on the import of electronic waste for reprocessing

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Jun 16, 2018

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

Jun 12, 2018

China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000

Orangutan forest being logged despite Indonesian gov't vow

Jun 5, 2018

Environmentalists say a tropical forest that's home to critically endangered orangutans is being logged more than a year after Indonesia's government ordered a halt to the forest's exploitation

China: Smaller trade surplus, OK. But tech concessions? No.

Jun 4, 2018

China says it will narrow its trade surplus with the United States but rejects pressure to change technology development tactics seen as a path to prosperity and its rightful place as a global leader

Panda takes excursion into town in southwestern China

Jun 1, 2018

A highly social giant panda out for a stroll has surprised and delighted residents of a town in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan

Forests watchdog sends ultimatum to Indonesian paper giant

May 30, 2018

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has sent a come clean ultimatum to the one of the world's largest paper companies and its Indonesian owners following evidence it continues to cut down tropical forests

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